Surveillance Abuse Law and Legal Definition

Surveillance abuse is the use of police investigation methods or technology to supervise the activity of an individual or group of individuals in a way which violates the social norms or laws of a society. Surveillance abuse often falls beyond the scope of lawful interception. Since it violates people’s right to privacy it is illegal. Nowadays, surveillance abuse has become more far-flung through corporate and industrial use of private security firms which may be used to carry out industrial espionage, monitor competitors, and target trade union leaders.